Middle East Economic Survey


No 48


Political Comment (28 November 2011)

Syria ignored the 19 November Arab League deadline for it to accept the League's peace plan, and the League responded with a new and shorter deadline that was due to expire as MEES went to press. The Syrian National Council, the umbrella opposition group backed by, inter alia Turkey, has outlined its plans for a transition to democracy, while France has come up with the idea of humanitarian "corridors"...